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Justin Prince

Justin Prince joined the FOX 55 Sports team in April 2017 as their Sports Director.

Title: Sports Director
jprince@wfft.com

Justin Prince joined the FOX 55 Sports team in April 2017 as their Sports Director.

A native of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, Justin graduated from Elkhorn Area High School and then attended the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, earning his Bachelor's Degree in Communication with a Media Studies emphasis, while also competing on the University's football team all four years.

Justin's love for sports runs deep. He grew up playing just about anything he could, including football, baseball, basketball, soccer and golf. That love continued to grow as he did, with him eventually focusing on football, basketball and baseball in high school and continuing his football career to college. In his four years at UWSP, Justin started 20 games on the offensive line for the Pointers, including one against Fort Wayne's own University of St. Francis.

It was this passion for sports that led Justin to turn to broadcasting. During college he was a part of his University's student-run TV Station, SPTV Channel 98, and also completed two internships at WISN in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and WAOW in Wausau, Wisconsin.

After college, Justin accepted a position as a News/Sports Reporter with Lakeland Public TV in their bureau office in Brainerd, Minnesota. After nearly 10 months on the job, he took over as the station's Sports Director, moving to Bemidji, Minnesota, where he remained until coming to Fort Wayne. During his time in Minnesota his love for sports grew more than he thought possible, becoming a big hockey fan (he cheers for the Minnesota Wild), and learning to appreciate sports on a whole other level.

In his free time Justin enjoys being active - you'll catch him on the golf course regularly, and he also enjoys playing softball. He also enjoys working out, as well as camping, hiking, fishing, and hunting.

Justin is extremely excited to be joining us and showing the area sports teams’ highlights and tell their stories. If you have a story idea, please reach out to him by email at jprince@wfft.com, find him on Twitter at @JPrinceWFFT, or search for him on Facebook at Justin Prince WFFT.

Recent Posts by Justin Prince

Homestead Claims First Girls Regional Track Title

The Homestead girls track team claimed their first regional championship in school history at Indiana Wesleyan on Tuesday.

Prep Softball: Bellmont Blows by Marion in Sectionals

The Bellmont softball team scored 10 runs in the first inning on their way to a 15-0 victory in five innings over Marion Tuesday night.

Trine Primed for Women's College World Series Run

The Trine University softball team will travel to Tyler, Texas to compete in their third NCAA Division III Softball Championship starting Thursday, May 23.

Bethany Kelley Signs with Purdue Fort Wayne

DeKalb senior track and field standout Bethany Kelley signed her letter of intent to continue her track and field career at Purdue Fort Wayne on Monday at the school.

Prep Softball Roundup: Sectionals, May 20

Sectional softball play began Tuesday around Northeast Indiana.

Trine Claims Super Regional Title Over Geneseo

The Trine University softball team punched their ticket to the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's College World Series (WCWS) in Tyler Texas with a 3-1 victory over SUNY Geneseo in the second game of the Angola, Indiana Super Regional.

The Locker Room: Prep Softball Roundup 5/17

Carroll and Bellmont picked up wins over Concordia Lutheran and Homestead in games seen on the Locker Room on Friday night.

Hot Start Paves Path for TinCaps Victory

The TinCaps raced out to an early lead and hung on the rest of the game, winning 3-2 on Friday night to secure consecutive wins over the Lansing Lugnuts (Toronto Blue Jays) to start a season-long, eight-game homestand at Parkview Field.

Purdue Fort Wayne Baseball Outhits Western Illinois But Fall 4-1

Brandon Yoho recorded two hits in Purdue Fort Wayne's 4-1 setback to Western Illinois on Friday (May 17) in Summit League baseball action at Mastodon Field.

Murdock Shines in Thunder's Super Regional Comeback

Freshman Taylor Murdock (Lapel, Ind. / Lapel) plated four runs for the Trine University softball team as they came back to defeat SUNY Geneseo in the first game of the 2019 Angola, Indiana NCAA Division III Super Regional.

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